The movie chronicles the rise and moral destruction of genteel African American crime lord Ellsworth 'Bumpy' Johnson, the former king of the 1930's Harlem numbers racket and their fights with Dutch Schultz who is trying to horn in on their numbers racket.
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February 14, 2009 This slow-going, talky film is in a constant struggle to hold the audience's interest.Read in Source
Film Journal International
January 01, 2000 A collection of elements rather than a distinct story, the film takes what should have been a fresh perspective on the genre and paints by numbers.Read in Source
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
Twelve years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into ...